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#Transport

# transport - Friday 23 March, 2018

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the MetroLink will be built on time?

Mar 23rd 2018, 9:30 AM 28,746 Views 85 Comments

The high-frequency, electric rail service is planned to be open to the public from 2027, according to the National Transport Authority.

# transport - Thursday 22 March, 2018

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like
# On Track
# On Track

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:06 PM 93,310 Views 150 Comments

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

# transport - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
# East Coast
# East Coast

Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country

Mar 18th 2018, 12:31 PM 32,787 Views 12 Comments

A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.

# transport - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding
# Green Line
# Green Line

'It doesn't feel safe': There's been an increase in complaints about Luas overcrowding

Mar 17th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,131 Views 66 Comments

Luas delays, breakdowns, and signal faults have become more frequent in recent months, according to passengers.

# transport - Monday 5 March, 2018

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
# Impassable
# Impassable

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

Mar 5th 2018, 3:20 PM 35,031 Views 25 Comments

The east of the country is worst affected.

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Mar 5th 2018, 7:32 AM 10,827 Views 8 Comments

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# transport - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action
# Transport
# Transport

Most public transport gradually returning to normal - though Luas Green Line remains out of action

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:38 PM 118,534 Views 30 Comments

Transport options are gradually, slowly, returning to normal.

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
# Garda Resources
# Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:11 AM 72,898 Views 0 Comments

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

# transport - Friday 2 March, 2018

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 79,550 Views 50 Comments

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:37 AM 56,918 Views 14 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

# transport - Thursday 1 March, 2018

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow
# Transport
# Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Mar 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 54,683 Views 39 Comments

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

# transport - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre
# Traffic Woes
# Traffic Woes

Dublin Bus is changing another 10 routes to avoid College Green in the city centre

Feb 20th 2018, 6:00 PM 36,339 Views 56 Comments

The NTA said these changes are in order to cater for an increase in the number of longer Luas trams and tourist season.

# transport - Monday 19 February, 2018

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Luas says it has fixed the broken real-time displays at all of its stops

Feb 19th 2018, 4:05 PM 16,649 Views 14 Comments

The issue is one of a number that have been identified since the Luas Cross City was introduced.

# transport - Friday 16 February, 2018

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes
# Project Ireland 2040
# Project Ireland 2040

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes

Feb 16th 2018, 12:00 PM 31,063 Views 111 Comments

Full details on the projects which will go ahead in the next 10 years will be revealed later today.

# transport - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Luas trams and horseless carriages - what year did these Irish transport milestones occur?

Feb 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,723 Views 16 Comments

From Irish Rail to Dublin Bus. From motor cars to motorways.

# transport - Thursday 8 February, 2018

New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge
# Jutting Out
# Jutting Out

New longer Luas tram blocks traffic after its back carriage sticks out past O'Connell Bridge

Feb 8th 2018, 5:04 PM 55,369 Views 139 Comments

The end of the tram jutted out into the quays after it stopped on the bridge.

# transport - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold
# Sold
# Sold

The famous Jonathan Swift ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Jan 30th 2018, 12:35 PM 24,017 Views 19 Comments

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

# transport - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business
# Transport
# Transport

Coach tour companies say EU rules on drivers' breaks are 'fracturing' their business

Jan 25th 2018, 5:53 PM 1,204 Views 0 Comments

Lobbyists are pushing for an overhaul of the current regulations.

# transport - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city
# Expansion
# Expansion

DublinBikes is getting fifteen new stations around the city

Jan 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 22,388 Views 46 Comments

Most of the new stations are located in Dublin’s north inner city.

# transport - Monday 15 January, 2018

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism
# Free To Choose
# Free To Choose

Virgin Trains to resume selling Daily Mail after strong criticism

Jan 15th 2018, 5:19 PM 14,323 Views 37 Comments

“We must not ever be seen to be censoring what our customers read and influencing their freedom of choice,” he has said.

# transport - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever
# Mayo Power
# Mayo Power

Three decades after opening, Knock Airport reported its busiest year ever

Jan 11th 2018, 2:47 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo hub reached the 750,000-passenger mark in 2017.

# transport - Sunday 7 January, 2018

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

5 ways you can take the pain out of international business travel

Jan 7th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

From how to pack your bags to coping with jet lag, here are some tips for avoiding travel woes.

# transport - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year
# North To South
# North To South

Construction of motorway to connect Dublin to Derry to begin this year

Jan 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,313 Views 61 Comments

The project is the biggest road project ever undertaken in Northern Ireland.

# transport - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world
# Bigger Boat
# Bigger Boat

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:57 AM 32,916 Views 50 Comments

The vessel will be able to hold 1,500 cars and over 300 trucks.

# transport - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence
# Shane Ross
# Shane Ross

'The system is too lenient': Speeding drivers could face a ban even on first offence

Jan 2nd 2018, 2:10 PM 25,278 Views 155 Comments

Shane Ross said he wants a sliding scale to be brought in.

# transport - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017
# Transport
# Transport

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Dec 30th 2017, 10:30 PM 9,821 Views 45 Comments

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

Dec 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 32,194 Views 42 Comments

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

# transport - Friday 29 December, 2017

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'I asked myself, why should I stay as CEO? The only reasons were control, ego and power'

Dec 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 1,753 Views 0 Comments

Former aviation boss Pádraig Ó Céidigh delivers some of his life lessons in leadership.

# transport - Thursday 28 December, 2017

An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

An office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground has been knocked back

Dec 28th 2017, 6:08 PM 4,695 Views 0 Comments

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

'It's a TRACKING app, where did those four minutes go?': Complaints made about Dublin Bus

Dec 28th 2017, 12:00 PM 42,442 Views 53 Comments

Some people took issue with proposed changes to public transport in the capital, while others complained about alleged dangerous driving.

# transport - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump
# Trump Express
# Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,608 Views 80 Comments

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# transport - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

Dec 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,727 Views 37 Comments

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# transport - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,028 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# transport - Thursday 21 December, 2017

A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail

Dec 21st 2017, 2:48 PM 1,579 Views 0 Comments

The woman was fined €100 when the conductor refused to accept her email ticket receipt.

The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot

Dec 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 897 Views 0 Comments

We dip into the archives to look back on an up and down 12 months at the low-cost carrier.

# transport - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

A liquidator has been appointed to the firm behind motor website Car Buyers Guide
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

A liquidator has been appointed to the firm behind motor website Car Buyers Guide

Dec 19th 2017, 6:27 PM 1,045 Views 0 Comments

A Judge said today that the company is unable to pays its debts.

Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions

Dec 19th 2017, 2:13 PM 118 Views 0 Comments

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

# transport - Monday 18 December, 2017

Poll: Do you think it's time for Michael O'Leary to step down as Ryanair boss?
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Poll: Do you think it's time for Michael O'Leary to step down as Ryanair boss?

Dec 18th 2017, 5:22 PM 1,047 Views 0 Comments

The CEO helped turn the low-cost carrier into a multibillion-euro business.

# transport - Friday 15 December, 2017

Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes

Dec 15th 2017, 8:53 AM 382 Views 0 Comments

Pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain have planned industrial action.

# transport - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Irish Ryanair pilots have served notice of a strike five days before Christmas
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Irish Ryanair pilots have served notice of a strike five days before Christmas

Dec 12th 2017, 2:06 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

A number of workers, mostly captains, backed industrial action in secret ballots.